Entrada chosen as platform to support CBME
Entrada (entrada.org) has been chosen to serve as the School’s technology platform in support of competency-based medical education (CBME) and in the near
As described on their website, Entrada is an open source and integrated teaching and learning platform which was created to allow learners, teachers, and curriculum managers a simple way of accessing, interacting, and managing information within their educational environment.
The Entrada platform was developed and is maintained by an international consortium of medical schools. Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will be joining the consortium, which currently includes
It is expected, in time, that Entrada will replace the various other platforms currently being used by the School’s medical education programs including One45, New Innovations, ePortfolio
Initially, the focus is on postgraduate medical education and on residency programs that will be transitioning effective July 2018, which includes Emergency Medicine, Medical Oncology, Nephrology, Surgical Foundations and Urology. Currently, the tentative roll-out for the undergraduate medical education program is scheduled for September 2019.
The goal is to develop easy to use, brief online assessment tools that can be completed
It is anticipated that Entrada will reduce the time and work associated with assessments and all faculty will be required to move from any remaining paper-based assessments to this new system.
Four working committees have been established at the School to support the management of the implementation of Entrada during the next several months. The committees will be focused on the overall purchase and implementation, finances, information technology, and competency-based medical education.
The Entrada implementation team is working closely with Western’s Technology Services to ensure all the
What does this mean for you?
If you are
If you are a resident, you will be contacted for training as your program transitions to the new platform.